"Don’t wear a hoodie if you don’t want to be mistaken for a criminal and shot."
"Don’t get drunk at a party if you don’t want to be sexually assaulted."
"Don’t argue with a cop if you don’t want to get killed."
"Don’t walk home by yourself if you don’t want to get raped."
Victim blaming 101: Everyone should live in fear from ever doing anything.
And as several others have pointed out, those photos were NOT “leaked.” They were stolen and disseminated against their owners’ will.
my favorite is one that’s been a popular refrain lately, regarding online harassment:
"Don’t use the internet if you don’t want to receive death threats"
…made extra special because THE COPS told this to Anita Sarkeesian:
I know it feels good to blame victims. It makes sense. Instead of the world being unfair, instead of ordinary people being hurt, you get to lie back and tell yourself “welp, that won’t happen to ME because I’m smart.” But consider this:
- you’re not that smart
- it’s not their fault
- knock it off